1- Hello Jonah, can you please introduce yourself?
My name is Jonah Engler and I am a man of many talents. At a glance, I am a successful entrepreneur in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, a philanthropist within my community, and
2- What are your focus areas and why?
Currently, my focus areas include philanthropy and consulting to give back to my community and provide the mentorship that I wish I had when starting out.
3- How do you describe “Philanthropy” in few words?
Simply put, the desire to help others
4- Where do you think you are making an impact?
I am making an impact among kids and businesses within my community
5- And what does the word “Entrepreneurship” really mean to you?
The word is
6- Do you think Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy has things in common?
Of course, the two have similar aspects which are inherent to the basis of both. The drive to build a business generally comes with the idea to help others and improve lives. The very same feelings drive individuals towards philanthropy. I believe the two are connected in a linear fashion. One begins with as an entrepreneur and gains the skills needed to eventually become successful and leads to becoming a philanthropist.
7- If you could turn the time, what would you love to change in regardsto your career?
I wish I could’ve spent more time with my mentors or even worked with them earlier in my career.
8- What is the “one-word” advice you will give to our readers when it comes to succeeding and especially the ones who are just starting?
Drive, that’s it.
9- What are you most excited about now?
I am very excited about the advent of artificial intelligence within the business atmosphere. AI is promising to streamline business ventures, especially help entrepreneurs, so they can focus on innovation and direction.
10- The last word or final thoughts?
I encourage every entrepreneur regardless of what stage you’re in, to consider offering your time or capital to non-profit organizations. It truly is an invaluable experience which can be translated to any other business endeavor.